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  • Hallyu: Riding the Korean Wave

    Posted by AC Team

    Hallyu: Riding the Korean Wave
    If you know Rain, BoA (shown left), and Sistar, then you already know K-Pop, Korea’s contemporary pop music and its artists. K-Pop music is one of the fastest growing music genres in the world, and along with Korea’s popular TV drama serials, films and comic books are a growing source of export revenue for Korea.   The growing global fan base of Korea's entertainment and...

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  • Win a $2,500 Scholarship from AAJA-LA.org!

    Posted by Suzanne Kai

    Deadline extended to Jan. 20, 2015 for AAJA-LA Scholarships    The Los Angeles Chapter has extended the application deadline for its annual scholarship competition to Jan. 20, 2015. We will award several scholarships of $2,500 each to full-time college students in the Greater Los Angeles Area. If you are a student, we hope you will take part. We are here to support your studies and career advancement. If you are not a student but know of one, please forward this information. We are grateful for your help in getting out the word. December 10, 2014   WIN A SCHOLARSHIP FROM AAJA-LA.ORG!     The Los Angeles Chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association is pleased to announce the opening of its annual&nbs...
  • Jeremy Lin Gears Up for the Lakers

    Posted by AC Team

    October 25, 2014 Jeremy Lin Gears Up for the Lakers. Samuel Chi, writer for The Diplomat reports on Jeremy's career as he prepares to debut with the Los Angeles Lakers next week as the 2014-2015 NBA seasons begins. Click here for the full story: http://thediplomat.com/2014/10/jeremy-lin-gears-up-for-lakers-debut/...
  • Help 'Right Footed' Documentary about Jessica Cox Take the Final Step!

    Posted by Suzanne Kai

    October 24, 2014 Los Angeles  "Right Footed" the inspiring documentary about Filipino American disability activist Jessica Cox who was born without arms is almost ready for distribution. Donate now through IndieGoGo to help the filmmakers complete this documentary. The film is directed by Nick Spark and produced by Mona Lisa Yuchengco, a documentary filmmaker, Filipino American community activist, and publisher of Filipinas magazine. The url link to donate is:  https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/help-right-footed-take-the-final-step--2  Despite the challenges, Jessica managed to overcome both physical and emotional hurdles to become independent, learning to type with her toes, drive a car with her feet and - facing one of her greatest fears - learning to fly ...
  • October is Filipino American History Month - Oct-Nov Screenings for THE DELANO MANONGS

    Posted by Suzanne Kai

    October 21, 2014 Updates: New U.S. Screenings for the groundbreaking documentary directed by Marissa Aroy. For news go to the official website at www.delanomanongs.com THE DELANO MANONGS Forgotten Heroes of the United Farmworkers Movement Tuesday October 21st, 2014 - Irvine, CA University of California at Irvine Cross-Cultural Center presents the screening as part of the contemporary social issues series.  Co-sponsored by Kababayan at UCI,  Student Life & Leadership, Student Affairs.  A discussion with director, Marissa Aroy and Mayor of Cerritos Mark E. Pulido follows. 7PM  Dr. White Room, UCI Cross-Cultural Center, 106 Gateway, Irvine, CA 92697.   ======================================================================= Thursday October...

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